Hoegaarden Original White Ale | Brouwerij van Hoegaarden

Hoegaarden Original White AleHoegaarden Original White Ale
BA SCORE
3.78/5
5,288 Ratings
Hoegaarden Original White AleHoegaarden Original White Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij van Hoegaarden
Belgium
hoegaarden.com

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by purplehops on 07-08-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#16,681
Reviews:
1,797
Ratings:
5,288
pDev:
14.81%
Bros Score:
3.6
 
 
Wants:
177
Gots:
1,368
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 5,288 |  Reviews: 1,797
Photo of Dodt
3.23/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

another one of the mix six beers i am going to review . a odd color reminds me of hazy pear or pineapple juice with a wispy head . a nice aroma of citrus and bananas. taste is typical to the style and is well balanced . it is a nice beer that for me would have been better on a warmer day . will have again.

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Photo of Treyliff
3.9/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A- pours a bright and pale, hazy yellow color with a foamy medium white head that reduces to a thin layer floating on top, with some short-lasting lace

S- crisp wheat with coriander and tart lemon. Some pepper and pear, a bit of skunk.

T- slightly tart citrus fruits with a hint if coriander and clove, mid palate provides a wheat crispness which is slightly peppery. Finish is bone dry with a fruit and citrus linger.

M- light bodied, medium carbonation, thick and chewy mouthfeel with a foamy-yet-dry finish, high drinkability

O- this one is highly drinkable and well balanced, would make a great summer time option. Mouthfeel was almost perfect.

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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

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2.5/5  rDev -33.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

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2.5/5  rDev -33.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

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2.75/5  rDev -27.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

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4/5  rDev +5.8%

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3/5  rDev -20.6%

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3/5  rDev -20.6%

Photo of Mxslms
3.56/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Drank from a bottle poured into a glass. Good appearance. A murky yellow color. Thick white head that lasted the entire drinking time. The smell is decent with a strong lemon and mild touch of banana. Mild carbonation with a smooth feel. Tastes like it smells. I agree with others that this would be a good ale to drop an orange slice in and drink on a hot summer day.

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3/5  rDev -20.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

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4/5  rDev +5.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +19%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -14%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

Hoegaarden Original White Ale from Brouwerij van Hoegaarden
Beer rating: 3.78 out of 5 with 5,288 ratings
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